As we know, it’s twice as hard to find paid, sustainable work if you are disabled than if you are non-disabled. Here are my top tips for finding work: 1. Identify your strengths If you are trying to sell a car, you need to know the good points (features and benefits) of what you are … Continue reading Ten Top Tips to find work if you’re disabled
Great news! ITV are going to be advertising some fantastic apprenticeship opportunities from 1st September, and they are, of course, particularly interested in attracting Evenbreak candidates (they know how great you are!). So they are offering a virtual career clinic before the adverts go live, so you can pick up some tips and hints about … Continue reading Apprenticeships at ITV
We can’t start this article without extending our thanks to the nearly 200 of you who told us what would make Evenbreak #evenbetter for you, our candidates. The winners of the draw have been notified and their vouchers sent out. Congratulations to Amy, Maggie, Robert, Sulaiman and Tracey! The fabulous news is that over 80% … Continue reading Helping Evenbreak get #evenbetter! The results are in – Over 80% of you would recommend us!
Ever wondered how to write that magical 2 page CV to land an interview for your dream job? Watch our video now and find out - hint, there's no easy shortcuts! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWG1RO-bsjE Now that you know all about writing great C.V.s, check our website http://www.evenbreak.co.uk and find inclusive employers who want to hire you! SHARE THIS: Press … Continue reading Vlog 9 – The Curriculum Vitae
John Lewis Partnership logo The John Lewis Partnership boldly puts the happiness of Partners at the centre of everything it does. Read on to find out more about inclusion at the Partnership. Why is it important to the John Lewis Partnership to employ disabled people? People are our greatest resource! We very much want to … Continue reading Inclusion at John Lewis
Take a few minutes out your schedule to watch the third vlog in our series - this time about disclosing an impairment to potential employers, if and when you choose to! Comment, share and get in touch if there's any particular employment topics you'd like us to vlog about! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4wTww0vvkg Now that you know you're … Continue reading Vlog 3 – Disclosing!
Confidence is important when job-seeking. If we don’t have confidence in our own abilities, why would we expect a prospective employer to have confidence in them? Unfortunately, being unemployed can make it difficult to remain confident – particularly when we may have faced a number of rejections, or worse, had our CVs completely ignored. This … Continue reading Boosting your confidence when job seeking
Generally speaking, looking for work is the same whether you are disabled or not. You need to find appropriate roles and then prove to the prospective employer that you are the best person for the job. However, if you are disabled, there is the added issue of when and how to talk about this. By … Continue reading Discussing Disability with a Prospective Employer
Being a 'Runner' for a television production company may not have occurred to you as a job you might enjoy, but it can be an exciting role for the right disabled person. Toni Enright talks about her experience in being a Runner at Studio Lambert: If you’re a TV lover like me – I mean, who … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Office Runner
Evenbreak and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to support disabled students. Join us for two valuable hours of career discovery and networking with Lloyds Banking Group professionals on Wednesday, 6th December at 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Find out about your career choices, build your employability skills, network with current graduates and discover how we support … Continue reading Lloyds Banking Group Student Insight Evening